Historic Homes in Fort Worth

Historic Homes in Fort Worth

If you’re interested in owning an historic home there are plenty of them in the Fort Worth area. The oldest residential buildings in town are centered around the original site of the Army outpost on the Trinity River bluff north of downtown. While that area has become the site of County and Municipal buildings, there are still a number of historic residences that were built nearby in the early years.

Historic homes in Fort Worth go back to the 1890’s in neighborhoods like Uptown/Samuels Avenue, just to the east of the original Fort. To the west of downtown beginning with “Silk Stocking Row” affluent pioneers who made their fortunes in publishing, real estate, retail and funeral services built their homes along the bluff. These homes had commanding views to the west, which at the time was just rolling hills and prairie land.

In the late 1800’s folks ventured out west to build grand homes in the Arlington Heights area, and they were followed by residential developers who built many more homes in the Arlington Heights area in the 1920’s and 1930’s.

After World War One the military training post that had been Camp Bowie was shut down and that area was developed into the communities of Crestline (known as Rivercrest), North & South HiMount, Monticello, Crestwood and finally Westover Hills.

In the 1950’s A.C. Luther, Morris E. Burney and others developed the Ridglea Neighborhoods on the north and south sides of Camp Bowie and Camp Bowie West. The earliest developments also included homes in the near southside neighborhoods of Fairmount, Ryan Place, Elizabeth Boulevard, Berkeley, Park Hill and Mistletoe Heights among others.

Many of the city’s historic homes have been beautifully restored, but there are still quite a few waiting for someone to bring them into the current era.

Mid-Century Modern Homes for Sale in Fort Worth

Mid Century Modern Homes are currently in very high demand in the area. They are concentrated mostly in the East Fort Worth neighborhoods of Morningside, to the south in Westcliff and in Ridglea Hills to the west. There are a number of exemplary Mid-Century homes in the Westover Hills area as well. Check out some mid century modern homes here.

Both New and Historic Homes in the Classic Tudor Style are available for sale.

The tudor architectural style that was popular in the 1920’s and 1930’s is available in many of Fort Worth’s classic neighborhoods. This style of home is constructed of brick with typical curved roof lines and ornamentation including chimney pots and glazed masonry flourishes. Many newer homes in desirable neighborhoods have brought the style back into popularity. See some tudor style homes here.

See Some Historic Homes in Tarrant County:

New To Site
MLS# 14039428
For Sale
805 W Baltimore Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76110
4 BR | 2.1 BA | 2,076 Sqft | Residential
Stunning remodel in the highly desirable historic Fairmount neighborhood. This home has been COMPLETELY renovated from top to bottom. New roof, HVAC and ductwork, insulation and sheetrock, new wiring and electrical paneling, all new plumbin (more...)
Listing Spark
New To Site
MLS# 14038718
For Sale
4224 Calmont Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76107
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,669 Sqft | Residential
Come and see this elegant 3BD 2BA cottage with tons of character and charm. Walk into a meticulously maintained home where the kitchen has been totally remodeled and boasts granite countertops, nice cabinetry, undermount sink, gas cooktop, (more...)
Door Texas Realty, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 14038720
For Sale
4229 Calmont Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76107
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,787 Sqft | Residential
Simply Smart Realty Group
New To Site
MLS# 14038031
For Sale
4836 Bryce Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76107
3 BR | 2.1 BA | 2,851 Sqft | Residential
Remodeled and updated in prime location on corner lot! Open living, dining and kitchen with beautiful wood floors, marble fireplace, exposed beams and ducts, large kitchen island with handsome marble and open shelving all overlooking incred (more...)
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l
New To Site
MLS# 14038010
For Sale
1908 Forest Park Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76110
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,252 Sqft | Residential
Charming remodelled cottage in highly sought after Berkeley Place. Square footage INCLUDES 758 square foot guest house with living room, bedroom, bath, and kitchen. Perfect for rental or guests! Wonderful location close to Magnolia Ave, I-3 (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 14037545
For Sale
404 E Texas Street
Grapevine, TX 76051
2 BR | 1 BA | 804 Sqft | Residential
Location, location, location!! Great investment opportunity or chance to create your dream home in this fixer upper in Historic Downtown Grapevine! Walking distance to Main St with access to restaurants, shops and all the events and festiva (more...)
Lily Moore Realty
New To Site
MLS# 14035904
For Sale
5100 Crestline Road
Fort Worth, TX 76107
6 BR | 6.2 BA | 11,725 Sqft | Residential
One of Texas’ prized architectural treasures, and Landmark since 1978, the Baldridge House possesses an artful balance of historic elegance and modern amenities. The nearly one-and-a-half-acre estate is protected by a privacy fence an (more...)
Giordano, Wegman, Walsh &Assoc
New To Site
MLS# 14035767
For Sale
4715 Harley Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76107
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,869 Sqft | Residential
Welcome to your beautiful custom built French country manor home. This 1922 elegant home is in the heart of Chamberlain Heights. Great location close to TCU, River Crest Country Club and down town Fort Worth for shopping and dining. Wit (more...)
Keller Williams Arlington
New To Site
MLS# 14035009
For Sale
2600 W 7th Street, Unit 2526
Fort Worth, TX 76107
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,263 Sqft | Residential
Fabulous condo living in the Heart of The Cultural District located off W. 7th! This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo features 1,263 SF, spa inspired bathrooms, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, wood floors, new carpet and a grea (more...)
Williams Trew Real Estate
New To Site
MLS# 14033513
For Sale
1128 Clara Street
Fort Worth, TX 76110
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,830 Sqft | Residential
Charming craftsman located in Mistletoe Heights full of character and charm. Built in 1925, this 3 bedroom 2 bath home has been well preserved and updated. The downstairs features hardwood floors, handsome fireplace, dining room over lookin (more...)
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l
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